Jamshedpur: In a shocking incident, a 13-year-old girl had to undergo abortion after being abused by a 65-year-old neighbour at Kharangajhar under Telco thana area.
Peeved of their teenage daughter getting pregnant on Monday, the parents on Tuesday sent their daughter to go along the accused for undergoing an abortion in Ghatshila, but as she did not return home, the victim’s parents lodged a complaint with the Telco thana this afternoon.
The accused was identified as Lakhi Pal, a resident of Radhika Nagar in Kharangajhar in Telco. The accused Pal’s wife is a teacher in a private school.
Officer-in-charge, Telco thana, KN Ram confirmed about the FIR and said that they were investigating into the complaint.
The victim’s father who hails from Bankura district in Bengal said that his daughter informed her mother on Monday evening that she did not have her `period’ since the past two months.
“We were shocked on getting the information. My wife queried about the reason for not having the period. On being persuaded, daughter confessed that she was having sex with uncle Pal since the past four or five months.
Soon we contacted the accused who admitted to have committed the `mistake,’ but he soon assured us that he would get everything okay,” said the victim’s father who runs a small general store at Radhika Nagar.
Pal claimed that he along with his wife will go to Ghatshila on Tuesday for making the girl to undergo an abortion.
” Pal and his wife took my daughter along on the promise that they would return home by the evening, having completed the abortion in a private clinic in Ghatshila, but they did not return home. As they did not return by noon today nor my daughter came, I shared the matter with some of my neighbours. Only on the advice of some fellow shop-keepers and neighbours that I decided to lodge a complaint with the police,” said the father.
The victim is the only girl in the family of five. Her eldest brother reads engineering in Bhubaneswar and elder brother reads in a school in the city. She herself had studied upto class II.
The man, on being asked, said that the accused Pal would lure his daughter into his house when his teacher wife away on duty and would exploit her sexually.